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Quarterly Compilation of Periodical Literature:
Science & Technology Cluster

Record Groups 23, 27, 167, Former 189, 227, 241, 255, 307, 370, 422


  1. "'Our Documents' Captures America’s Milestones". Prologue 34, no.4 (Winter 2002): 285-290.
    Online version
    RG046/RG094/RG241/RG326/RG360/ JFK Library

  2. "Pieces of History: Eli Whitney’s Patent for the Cotton Gin". Prologue 36, no.3 (Fall 2004): 72.
    RG241

  3. Adams, Margaret O. "Electronic Records and the Environment". Agricultural History 66, no.2 (Spring 1992): 339-344.
    RG370

  4. Ahern, Joseph-James. "The United States Navy’s Early Atomic Energy Research, 1939-1946". International Journal of Naval History 1, no.1 (April 2002): 1-8.
    Online version
    RG019/RG077/RG227

  5. Arns, Robert G. "The High-Vacuum X-Ray Tube: Technological Change in Social Context". Technology and Culture 38, no.4 (October 1997): 852-890.
    RG241

  6. Avery, Donald. "Allied Scientific Co-operation and Soviet Espionage in Canada, 1941-45". Intelligence and National Security 8, no.3 (July 1993): 100-128.
    RG227

  7. Baron, W.R. "Retrieving American Climate History: A Bibliographic Essay". Agricultural History 63, no.2 (Spring 1989): 7-35.
    RG027

  8. Bernstein, Barton J. "An Analysis of 'Two Cultures': Writing about the Making and Using of the Atomic Bombs". Public Historian 12, no.2 (Spring 1990): 83-107.
    RG059/RG077/RG165/RG200/RG227/ RG243/RG319/RG457/HST Library

  9. Bernstein, Barton J. "Reconsidering the 'Atomic General': Leslie R. Groves". Journal of Military History 67, no.3 (July 2003): 883-920.
    RG059/RG107/RG200/RG218/RG227/ HH Library/HST Library

  10. Bernstein, Barton J. "Seizing the Contested Terrain of Early Nuclear History: Stimson, Conant, and Their Allies Explain the Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb". Diplomatic History 17, no.1 (Winter 1993): 35-72.
    RG077/RG107/RG165/RG227/DDE Library/FDR Library/HST Library

  11. Blanpied, William A. "Science Policy in the Early New Deal, and Its Impacts in the 1940s". Federal History no.1 (January 2009): 9-24.
    RG255/FDR Library

  12. Bothwell, Robert. "Radium and Uranium: Evolution of a Company and a Policy". Canadian Historical Review 64, no.2 (June 1983): 127-146.
    RG077/RG227

  13. Bowling, Kenneth R. "Neither in a Wigwam Nor the Wilderness: Competitors for the Federal Capital, 1787-1790". Prologue 20, no.3 (Fall 1988): 163-179.
    RG023/RG059/RG066

  14. Branigar, Thomas. "No Villains - No Heroes: The David Eisenhower - Milton Good Controversy". Kansas History 15, no.3 (Autumn 1992): 168-179.
    RG029/RG241

  15. Burton, Shirley J., Susan H. Karren, and Joseph D. Suster. "Following the Paper Trail West: Using Archival Sources for Nuclear History". Pacific Northwest Quarterly 85, no.1 (January 1994): 35-38.
    RG077/RG227/RG374

  16. Bustard, Bruce I. "20 July 1969". Prologue 35, no.2 (Summer 2003): 7-9.
    Online version
    RG255/RG306/RG472/RMN Library

  17. Butler, Stuart L. and Graeme McCluggage. "Taking Measure of America: Records in the Cartographic and Architectural Branch". Prologue 23, no.1 (Spring 1991): 41-57.
    RG019/RG023/RG026/RG028/RG029/ RG037/RG042/RG046/RG048/RG049/ RG054/RG057/RG066/RG074/RG075/ RG076/RG077/RG083/RG092/RG096/ RG114/RG115/RG121/RG145/RG196/ RG233/RG241/RG313/RG328/RG331/ RG370/RG373/RG393/RG456

  18. Candee, Richard M. "'Old Portsmouth... Home of the Stocking Business': A Forgotten Nineteenth-Century Industry and Its Inventors". Historical New Hampshire 57, no.3 & 4 (Fall/Winter 2002): 85-107.
    RG029/RG241

  19. Candee, Richard M. "The 'Shaker Sock': A New Hampshire Contribution to Nineteenth-Century Machine Knitting". Historical New Hampshire 52, no.3 & 4 (Fall-Winter 1997): 60-77.
    RG029/RG241

  20. Candee, Richard M. "The Hibbert-Townsend Latch Needle Mystery Unraveled: Patent Control and Nineteenth-Century American Knitting Machines". Annual Proceedings: Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife 24 (1999): 113-134.
    RG021/RG241

  21. Capshew, James H. "Engineering Behavior: Project Pigeon, World War II, and the Conditioning of B. F. Skinner". Technology and Culture 34, no.4 (October 1993): 835-857.
    RG227

  22. Carter, Kent. "Moon Rocks and Moon Germs: A History of NASA’s Lunar Receiving Laboratory". Prologue 33, no.4 (Winter 2001): 234-249.
    RG255/RG306/RG428

  23. Clark, Mark and Henry Nielsen. "Crossed Wires and Missed Connections: Valdemar Poulsen, the American Telegraphone Company, and the Failure to Commercialize Magnetic Recording". Business History Review 69, no.1 (Spring 1995): 1-41.
    RG021/RG241

  24. Cloud, John. "The 200th Anniversary of the Survey of the Coast". Prologue 39, no.1 (Spring 2007): 24-33.
    Online version
    RG023/RG370

  25. Conlin, Michael F. "The Popular and Scientific Reception of the Foucault Pendulum in the United States". Isis 90, no.9 (June 1999): 180-204.
    RG027

  26. Conway, Erik M. "The Politics of Blind Landing". Technology and Culture 42, no.1 (January 2001): 81-106.
    RG018/RG028/RG111/RG167/RG227/ RG237/RG342

  27. Cooper, Carolyn C. "Social Construction of Invention through Patent Management: Thomas Blanchard’s Woodworking Machinery". Technology and Culture 32, no.4 (October 1991): 960-998.
    RG021/RG046/RG156/RG241

  28. Cooper, Carolyn C. "The Evolution of American Patent Management: The Blanchard Lathe as a Case Study". Prologue 19, no.4 (Winter 1987): 244-259.
    RG021/RG046/RG233/RG241

  29. Dobak, William A. "Quartermasters, Commerce, and Railroads: Fort Riley, Kansas, in the Nineteenth Century". Prologue 30, no.3 (Fall 1998): 208-219.
    RG027/RG092/RG094/RG108/RG111/ RG393

  30. Downs, Charles F.,II. "Celebrating the Wright Brothers’ First Flight: The International Civil Aeronautics Conference of 1928". Prologue 35, no.4 (Winter 2003): 12-18.
    Online version
    RG059/RG237/RG255/RG342/HH Library

  31. Eckert, Michael. "Strategic Internationalism and the Transfer of Technical Knowledge: The United States, Germany, and Aerodymanics after World War I". Technology and Culture 46, no.1 (January 2005): 104-131.
    RG155/RG255

  32. England, J. Merton. "Dr. Bush Writes a Report: 'Science - The Endless Frontier'". Science 191, no.4222 (January 9, 1976): 41-47.
    RG051/RG227

  33. England, J. Merton. "The National Science Foundation and Curriculum Reform: A Problem of Stewardship". Public Historian 11, no.2 (Spring 1989): 22-36.
    RG307

  34. Erlick, David P. "The Peales and Gas Lights in Baltimore". Maryland Historical Magazine 80, no.1 (Spring 1985): 9-18.
    RG241

  35. Fleming, James Rodger. "Storms, Strikes, and Surveillance: The U.S. Army Signal Office, 1861-1891". Historical Studies in Physical and Biological Sciences 30, no.2 (Spring 2000): 315.
    RG027/RG111

  36. Fuzonie, Alan and William Hauser. "Climate History at the National Agricultural Library". Agricultural History 63, no.2 (Spring 1989): 36-50.
    RG027

  37. Geschwind, Carl-Henry. "Embracing Science and Research: Early Twentieth-Century Jesuits and Seismology in the United States". Isis 89, no.1 (March 1998): 27-49.
    RG027/RG057

  38. Goldberg, Stanley. "Groves Takes the Reins". Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 48, no.10 (December 1992): 32-39.
    RG200/RG227/NARA photos

  39. Gondos, Victor, Jr. "The Era of the Woodruff File". American Archivist 19, no.4 (October 1956): 303-320.
    RG015/RG021/RG094/RG241

  40. Goree, John A. "Mapping Fort Holmes: A Search for Confederate Ruins at Bald Head". North Carolina Historical Review 83, no.4 (October 2006): 411-446.
    RG023/RG026/RG077/RG094

  41. Grier, David Alan. "The Math Tables Project of the WPA: The Reluctant Start of the Computing Era". IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 20, no.3 (July-September 1998): 33-50.
    RG037/RG069/RG167/RG227/RG298

  42. Gruber, Carol S. "Manhattan Project Maverick: The Case of Leo Szilard". Prologue 15, no.2 (Summer 1983): 73-88.
    RG077/RG227

  43. Gruber, Carol. "The Overhead System in Government Sponsored Academic Science: Origins and Early Development". Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences 25, no.2 (1995): 241-268.
    RG077/RG227

  44. Guston, David H. "Congressmen and Scientists in the Making of Science Policy: The Allison Commission, 1884-1886". Minerva 32, no.1 (Spring 1994): 25-52.
    RG023/RG233

  45. Gwiazda, Henry J., II. "In Search of the Big One: Earthquakes in United States History". Prologue 21, no.4 (Winter 1989): 359-371.
    RG018/RG023/RG027/RG030/RG046/ RG048/RG054/RG057/RG059/RG077/ RG080/RG092/RG095/RG111/RG126/ RG151/RG168/RG268/RG287/RG306/ RG350/RG023, Rocky Mountain Region/RG075, Pacific Southwest Region/RG077, Pacific Southwest Region/RG021, Pacific Sierra Region/RG075, Pacific Sierra Region/RG112, Pacific Sierra Region/RG181, Pacific Sierra Region/RG220, Pacific Northwest Region

  46. Hagan, Barry J. "'Save the Gun at All Hazzerds!'". Periodical 10, no.4 (Winter 1978-1979): 35-47.
    RG027/RG094/RG391/RG393

  47. Harris, C.M. "Specimens of Genius and Nicknacks: The Early Patent Office and Its Museum". Prologue 23, no.4 (Winter 1991): 406-417.
    RG046/RG059/RG241/RG233

  48. Harrison, John P. "Science and Politics: Origins and Objectives of Mid-Nineteenth Century Government Expeditions to Latin America". Hispanic American Historical Review 35, no.2 (May 1955): 175-202.
    RG023/RG037/RG045/RG059/RG078/ RG084

  49. Hart, David M. "Herbert Hoover’s Last Laugh: The Enduring Significance of the 'Associative State' in the United States". Journal of Policy History 10, no.4 (1998): 419-444.
    RG179/RG227/HH Library

  50. Hendrickson, Kenneth E., Jr. "The Civilian Conservation Corps in Pennsylvania: A Case Study of a New Deal Relief Agency in Operation". Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 100, no.1 (January 1976): 66-96.
    RG023/RG035/RG095/RG407

  51. Hershberg, James G. "'Explosion in the Offing': German Rearmament and American Diplomacy, 1953-1955". Diplomatic History 16, no.4 (Fall 1992): 511-549.
    RG084/RG227/DDE Library/HST Library

  52. Hollyday, Thomas. "The China Trade Brig John Gilpin". American Neptune 52, no.3 (Summer 1992): 187-194.
    RG027

  53. Hulse, James W. "The California - Nevada Boundary: The History of a Conflict. Part II". Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 23, no.3 (Fall 1980): 157-178.
    RG023/RG049

  54. Hulse, James W. "The California-Nevada Boundary: The History of a Conflict". Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 23, no.2 (Summer 1980): 87-109.
    RG023/RG049/RG077

  55. Hussey, Michael. "The Technology of Unequal Rights for Women: Patent Drawings of a Voting Machine". Social Education 72, no.3 (April 2008): 118-123.
    RG241

  56. Kevles, Daniel J. "The National Science Foundation and the Debate over Postwar Research Policy, 1942-1945". Isis 68, no.241 (March 1977): 5-26.
    RG051/RG107/RG227/RG250/RG298/ FDR Library

  57. LaMotta, Greg. "Electronic Records in the National Archives Relating to the History of Agriculture and Rural America". Agricultural History 70, no.2 (Spring 1996): 439-448.
    RG029/RG047/RG058/RG085/RG095/ RG164/RG195/RG235/RG257/RG307/ RG354/RG355/RG375/RG381/RG462/ RG510

  58. Lassman, Thomas C. "Government Science in Postwar America: Henry A. Wallace, Edward U. Condon, and the Transformation of the National Bureau of Standards, 1945-1951". Isis 96, no.1 (March 2005): 25-51.
    RG040/RG128/RG167

  59. Launius, Roger D. "'Never Was Life More Interesting': The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, 1936-1945". Prologue 24, no.4 (Winter 1992): 360-373.
    RG255

  60. Launius, Roger D. "Eisenhower, Sputnik, and the Creation of NASA". Prologue 28, no.2 (Summer 1996): 126-143.
    RG011/RG111/RG255/RG306/DDE Library/LBJ Library

  61. Lubar, Steven. "Culture and Technological Design in the 19th-Century Pin Industry: John Howe and the Howe Manufacturing Company". Technology and Culture 28, no.2 (April 1987): 253-282.
    RG029/RG241

  62. MacDonald, Maureen. "Looking Back on the Twentieth Century: 1900-1925 in Photographs". Prologue 31, no.1 (Spring 1999): 53-57.
    RG030/RG111/RG126/RG165/RG185/ RG208/RG255/RG306

  63. Mathews, Jane De Hart. "Arts and the People: The New Deal Quest for a Cultural Democracy". Journal of American History 62, no.2 (September 1975): 316-339.
    RG023/RG069

  64. Mergen, Bernard. "Seeking Snow: James B. Church and the Beginnings of Snow Science". Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 35, no.2 (Summer 1992): 75-104.
    RG027/RG114

  65. Mokotoff, Gary. "Soundexing Multi-ethnic Computer Databases: A Proposed Solution". National Genealogical Society Quarterly 86, no.2 (June 1998): 87-93.
    RG085/RG241

  66. Nicholson, Claudia J. "Patriotic Patents". Prologue 20, no.3 (Fall 1988): 201-205.
    RG241

  67. Oreskes, Naomi. "Laissez-tomber: Military Patronage and Women’s Work in Mid-20th-Century Oceanography". Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences 30, no.2 (2000): 373-392.
    RG227

  68. Owens, Larry. "The Counterproductive Management of Science in the Second World War: Vannevar Bush and the Office of Scientific Research and Development". Business History Review 68, no.4 (Winter 1994): 515-576.
    RG051/RG165/RG227

  69. Paul, Marilyn. "Designs for Democracy: 200 Years of Drawings from the National Archives". Prologue 30, no.1 (Spring 1998): 54-61.
    RG042/RG059/RG077/RG079/RG241

  70. Pfeiffer, David A. "Riding the Rails up Paper Mountain: Researching Railroad Records in the National Archives". Prologue 29, no.1 (Spring 1997): 52-61.
    Online version
    RG048/RG059/RG134/RG229/RG234/ RG241/RG336/RG399/Donated Materials

  71. Post, Robert C. "'Liberalizers' versus 'Scientific Men' in the Antebellum Patent Office". Technology and Culture 17, no.1 (January 1976): 24-54.
    RG167/RG241

  72. Potter, Constance. "De Smet, Dakota Territory, Little Town in the National Archives". Prologue 35, no.4 (Winter 2003): 68-75.
    Online version
    RG027/RG028/RG049/HH Library

  73. Potter, Lee Ann. "Connecting with the Past". Social Education 67, no.7 (November/December 2003): 372-377.
    RG109/RG255/HST Library

  74. Potter, Lee Ann. "OurDocuments.gov". Social Education 66, no.7 (November/December 2002): 390-398.
    RG217/RG241/RG360

  75. Potter, Lee Ann. "The Constitution in Action". Social Education 71, no.5 (September 2007): 224-230.
    RG046/RG241/DDE Library

  76. Prechtel-Kluskens, Claire. "Documenting the Career of Federal Employees". Prologue 26, no.3 (Fall 1994): 180-185.
    RG027/RG045/RG056/RG085/RG121

  77. Price, Matt. "Roots of Dissent: The Chicago Met Lab and the Origins of the Franck Report". Isis 86, no.2 (June 1995): 222-244.
    RG227/RG326

  78. Rainger, Ronald. "Patronage and Science: Roger Revelle, the U.S. Navy, and Oceanography at the Scripps Institution". Earth Sciences History 19, no.1 (2000): 58-89.
    RG019/RG038/RG039/RG218/RG227

  79. Rasmussen, Nicholas. "Of 'Small Men', Big Science and Bigger Business: The Second World War and Biomedical Research in the United States". Minerva 40, no.2 (2002): 115-146.
    RG227

  80. Rasmussen, Nicolas. "Steroids in Arms: Science, Government, Industry, and the Hormones of the Adrenal Cortex in the United States, 1930-1950". Medical History 46, no.3 (July 2002): 299-324.
    RG227

  81. Reingold, Nathan. "Alexander Dallas Bache: Science and Technology in the American Idiom". Technology and Culture 11, no.2 (April 1970): 163-177.
    RG023

  82. Reinhardt, Carsten. "A Lead Use of Instruments in Science: John D. Roberts and the Adaptation of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance to Organic Chemistry, 1955-1975". Isis 97, no.2 (June 2006): 205-236.
    RG307

  83. Richter, William L. "Tyrant and Reformer: General Griffin Reconstructs Texas, 1865-66". Prologue 10, no.4 (Winter 1978): 224-241.
    RG094/RG105/RG307/RG393

  84. Roland, Alex. "The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics". Prologue 10, no.2 (Summer 1978): 68-81.
    RG255

  85. Rush, James S., Jr. "War of Attrition: Textual Records Relating to the Environment in the National Archives - Arizona, a Case Study". Agricultural History 66, no.2 (Spring 1992): 331-338.
    RG027/RG057/RG115/RG267

  86. Ryan, Mary C. "Aviation Records Take Flight at NARA: The First Twenty-Five Years". Prologue 35, no.4 (Winter 2003): 20-29.
    RG018/RG021/RG023/RG024/RG026/ RG027/RG028/RG038/RG045/RG046/ RG063/RG064/RG072/RG080/RG094/ RG106/RG111/RG120/RG125/RG153/ RG165/RG167/RG181/RG217/RG233/ RG237/RG241/RG255/RG287/RG306/ RG342/RG428

  87. Schatzberg, Eric. "Ideology and Technical Choice: The Decline of the Wooden Airplane in the United States, 1920-1945". Technology and Culture 35, no.1 (January 1994): 34-69.
    RG018/RG072/RG255/RG342

  88. Schiffer, Michael Brian. "A Cognitive Analysis of Component-Stimulated Invention: Electromagnet, Telegraph, and the Capitol Dome’s Electric Gas-Lighter". Technology and Culture 49, no.2 (April 2008): 376-398.
    RG046/RG048/RG241

  89. Schneider, Richard E. "An Expanded View: Panoramic Photographs at the National Archives". Prologue 29, no.3 (Fall 1997): 244-254.
    RG032/RG075/RG092/RG151/RG165/ RG241/NARA photos

  90. Slatta, Richard W. and Maxine P. Atkinson. "Using Primary Sources Online: An Inquiry-guided Learning Approach to Teaching Western History". Journal of the West 46, no.2 (Spring 2007): 14-21.
    RG027/RG030/RG048/RG057/NARA photos

  91. Slotten, Hugh Richard. "'Rainbow in the Sky': FM Radio, Technical Superiority, and Regulatory Decision-Making". Technology and Culture 37, no.4 (October 1996): 686-720.
    RG167/RG173

  92. Slotten, Hugh Richard. "Radio Engineers, the Federal Radio Commission, and the Social Shaping of Broadcast Technology: Creating 'Radio Paradise'". Technology and Culture 36, no.4 (October 1995): 950-986.
    RG040/RG167/RG173

  93. Strum, Harvey. "Eisenhower’s Solar Energy Policy". Public Historian 6, no.2 (Spring 1984): 37-50.
    RG307/DDE Library

  94. Strum, Harvey. "The Association for Applied Solar Energy/Solar Energy Society, 1954-1970". Technology and Culture 26, no.3 (July 1985): 571-578.
    RG307/DDE Library

  95. Tuttle, William M. "The Birth of an Industry: The Synthetic Rubber 'Mess' in World War II". Technology and Culture 22, no.1 (January 1981): 35-67.
    RG122/RG179/RG227/RG227/RG234/ FDR Library

  96. Uselding, Paul. "Elisha K. Root, Forging and the 'American System'". Technology and Culture 15, no.4 (October 1974): 543-568.
    RG241

  97. Van Keuren, David K. "Building a New Foundation for the Ocean Sciences: The National Science Foundation and Oceanography, 1951-1965". Earth Sciences History 19, no.1 (2000): 90-109.
    RG307/RG359

  98. Van Splunter, Jacob M. "Strategic Minerals and Decolonization: The United States and Great Britain versus the Netherlands, 1945-1951". International History Review 17, no.3 (August 1995): 485-511.
    RG059/RG077/RG084/RG227/RG469/ HST Library

  99. VanDereedt, John K. "Maritime Records in the National Archives: Civil Archives Division, 1789-1900". National Genealogical Society Quarterly 76, no.1 (March 1988): 52-66.
    RG026/RG027/RG036/RG041/RG059/ RG084

  100. Villa, Brian Loring. "The Atomic Bomb and the Normandy Invasion". Perspectives in American History 11 (1977-1978): 461-502.
    RG107/RG218/RG227/RG319/RG374/ FDR Library

  101. Vincenti, Walter G. "The Davis Wing and the Problem of Airfoil Design: Uncertainty and Growth in Engineering Knowledge". Technology and Culture 4, no.27 (October 1986): 717-758.
    RG018/RG255

  102. Wallace, Anthony F. C. and David J. Jeremy. "William Pollard and the Arkwright Patents". William and Mary Quarterly 34, no.3 (July 1977): 404-425.
    RG059/RG241

  103. Warner, Deborah Jean. "At the Sign of the Quadrant: The Navigational Instrument Business in America to the Civil War". American Neptune 46, no.4 (Fall 1986): 258-263.
    RG023

  104. Warner, Deborah Jean. "How Sweet It Is: Sugar, Science, and the State". Annals of Science 64, no.2 (April 2007): 147-170.
    RG056/RG097/RG167/RG233

  105. Wheeler, David L. "Winter on the Cattle Range: Western Kansas, 1884-1886". Kansas History 15, no.1 (Spring 1992): 2-17.
    RG027

  106. Wilson, Glen P. "Lyndon Johnson and the Legislative Origins of NASA". Prologue 25, no.4 (Winter 1993): 362-373.
    RG079/RG080/RG255/RG306/DDE Library/LBJ Library

  107. Zachary, G. Pascal. "Vannevar Bush Backs the Bomb". Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 48, no.10 (December 1992): 24-31.
    FDR Library/RG077/RG227

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